Plans: try to deal with the ongoing heat; work 2nd shift
Frija/Frigga, teach us to be patient but not passive; wise but not haughty in our wisdom; far seeing yet not blind to that which is before us. May we nurture life, increase life, and live our own lives more fully. Through you we give honor to our human mothers. Through you we see all the beauty that surrounds us as well.
Walburga Frouwa/Freyja, who could not love you? Women as their own inner glory and highest attainment as the self-made woman, men for your beauty, passion and strength. Praise to you for the gift of life, and for the love that makes life worth living. Remind us always that it is the strong who love the best and the most, and that only the mighty can truly be gentle. Fill our lives with passion and lust that we may live our lives to the fullest. HAIL WALBURGA FROUWA/FREYJA!!
Born of fire, born of ice
Life is lived at such a price
Holy Runes send my way
Advice on how to spend the day
Outcome: WOW! 7 ½ hours of sleep; I’d say there was some serious grounding
This relentless heat is definitely one of the causes of the loss of momentum!
When I took down Audie’s pool I noticed birds taking advantage of the outflow
of water. After everything was down and the ground was exposed where the pool
had been, my heart just ached when I saw a bird with it’s wings spread out over
the damp ground in an effort to cool itself. This heat is just a mother-fucker!
Yesterday, during errands, we did some impulse spending and got a really small
pool; a very large bird bath. I put that little sucker up today. I hope some
birds slow down and find it.
Applied for a couple of positions with the Boeing Company. I would so love to move north!
Work went fine, I guess. (1) At our pre-shift meeting we were told that lay-offs will be 2/3 less than expected; more like 60 instead of 180-isch or so. That still does not settle well with me because I’m low man on the totem pole. (2) Too, there was a Union meeting over the dinner break which I did not attend. I told the Union Steward this contract is still not my fight. As far as I know I’m being laid off Thursday. With the reduction in expected lay-offs he doesn’t seem to think it will affect my shop. Directly, it may not, but all it will take is one person from an outside shop getting laid off who has bump-back rights to the router shop and I’m gone. I told him if I’m not laid off Thursday, yeah, then this becomes my fight. (3) One of “the boys” asked me to walk with him…somewhere…just to fuck off. I adamantly said “NO” and he got pissy with me. Oh well. Everything at work remained calm!
PM Prayer: Eger und Rahana/Aegir and Ran:
Eger und Rahana/Aegir and Ran, keeper of the deep hall at ocean’s bottom, host to the drowned and the sea lost. Your dwelling might be thought sad and gloomy, but you are known to be kind and hospitable ale givers. In your goodness then, cheer us when waves of misfortune pound our life’s fragile boats to the bottom. For even at the bottom, there is warmth, cheer and hope. Be our assurance and our inspiration to strive on despite the swells and swirls of fate. HAIL AEGIR and RAN/EGER UND RHANA!!
PM Rune: none
Comments: cared for animals, Meeka inside
Alaf Sal Fena!